How Do I Say No at Work? Scripts & Strategies You Need Now

How Do I Say No at Work Red Cape Revolution

You’ve heard the success advice before: “Raise your hand for every opportunity.” “Volunteer for more projects.” “Say yes to everything.” And that’s all great, with one exception. When you’re overloaded and stressed, saying yes to too much is just stupid. (Okay, “stupid” is a bit harsh, especially for a nice person like me. Let me […]Read the full post >>

What to Do When You Don’t Feel Like Doing Anything at Work

What to do when you dont feel like doing anything at work Red Cape Revolution

It happens, even to the achievers among us. Sometimes, we don’t feel like doing anything at work. We’re stuck. Frozen, even (and not the Disney kind.) Oh sure, we can hear that teeny voice in our head saying, “Hey! There’s lots to do! Get busy, slacker!” But we just can’t find the right spark to […]Read the full post >>

3 April Fools Tricks for Work (& They Might Surprise You)

Want some great April Fools tricks for work? Forget about the fake memo about the company takeover or second-grade pranks. Instead, put your red cape on and watch everyone be amazed with these tricks. 3 April Fool’s Day Tricks for Work 1. Smile the entire day. Shake up your Zoom meetings by making sure there’s […]Read the full post >>

“Help! I Have Too Many Priorities!” What To Do When That Is You

I Have Too Many Priorities Red Cape Revolution

My client came back to work after a fun, relaxing holiday break. She was revved and ready for action. Until she made her to-do list and saw she had too many priorities–too many items all screaming to be first. “I don’t know where to start,” she told me in our coaching conversation later that day. […]Read the full post >>

How to Avoid Career Burnout (A Guide to What’s Working Now)

How to Avoid Career Burnout_ Red Cape Revolution

If you search “how to avoid career burnout,” you’ll discover tacit advice like: “Get some exercise,” or “Meditate to control your stress,” or “Manage your time better.” Which sounds lovely. But that kind of “wisdom” gives me indigestion. Truth is, the old school ways to avoid career burnout don’t work anymore. That makes sense, right? […]Read the full post >>